settle a lawsuit

Definition of settle a lawsuit

  1. :  to end a lawsuit before the court makes a decision about it They agreed to pay $100,000 to settle the lawsuit.

Word by Word Definitions

settleplay
  1. :  to place so as to stay

    :  to establish in residence

    :  to furnish with inhabitants :  colonize

  1. :  a wooden bench with arms, a high solid back, and an enclosed foundation which can be used as a chest

lawsuitplay
  1. :  a suit in law :  a case before a court


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